William Walton Burton

Brief Life History of William Walton

When William Walton Burton was born on 23 March 1833, in Bradford, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Burton, was 32 and his mother, Isabella Walton, was 30. He married Rachel Fielding on 28 March 1856, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Afton, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States in 1886. He died on 27 June 1918, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Walton Burton
1833–1918
Rachel Fielding
1839–1914
Marriage: 28 March 1856
Isabel Fielding Burton
1856–1920
Hannah Fielding Burton
1859–1944
Joseph Fielding Burton
1861–1924
William Fielding Burton
1862–1923
Rachel B Burton
1865–1960
Sarah Ellen Burton
1866–1965
James Fielding Burton
1868–1924
Mary Eliza Burton
1870–1871
Martha Burton
1872–1948
Christopher Fielding Burton
1875–1965
Robert Ibbotson Burton
1879–1967
Vilate Pearl Burton
1881–1918
Julina May Burton
1884–1888

Sources (135)

  • William W Burton, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • The Closest Birth Record I found "England, Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JMBB-1JD : accessed 24 July 2012), William Burton, 1833
  • Utah, Select County Marriages, 1887-1937 - Arthur F Burton

World Events (8)

1841

EARLIEST RECORDED MARKER: Josiah Nelson BIRTH 1841 Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA DEATH 1841 (aged less–than 1 year) Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA BURIAL Ogden City Cemetery Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA MEMORIAL ID 240526232 · View Source

1843

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

1863

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a placename that is very common in central and northern England. The derivation in most cases is from Old English burh ‘fort’ (see Burke ) + tūn ‘enclosure, settlement’.

French (northeastern): regional variant of Berton .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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THE FIELDING SISTERS - RACHEL, ELLEN AND SARAH ANN Wives of William Walton Burton

THE FIELDING SISTERS - RACHEL, ELLEN AND SARAH ANN Wives of William Walton Burton Quotes taken from Rachel Fielding Burton's own self-written autobiography and which reflect the lives of her sisters, …

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